Bakery Jatta’s wonderful goal voted Hamburg SV Goal of The Season

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Gambian international midfielder, Bakery Jatta’s wonderful goal against RB Leipzig in Germany DFB Pokal semi-final Cup in April has been voted Hamburg Goal of The Season as the season came to an end.

Jatta’s strike was the only goal scored by his side during their 3-1 defeat at home to RB Leipzip in Germany, on 23rd April 2019.

The 20-year-old goal against the Bundesliga side has 58 percent of the total votes to win the Nagainvesting sponsored goal of the season for 2018/2019.

The goal has helped him to earn the Man of the match award from his side during that crucial encounter.

Bakery Jatta became the first refugee to play in the German top flight in April after an amazing journey from The Gambia to Europe through the Mediterranean

He first trained with Hamburg aged  17-year-old, just from a 6,000 kilometre journey to safety across the Sahara and the Mediterranean .Speaking in an interview Bakery Jatta expressed delight after his goal has been voted as Hamburg goal of the season even though they had a disappointing season.

“I am happy for my goal to be voted as HSV goal of the season. It was a disappointing season for all of us but that’s how it goes,” he said.

According to him, their target for next season is to fight and get the club to where it belongs (Bundesliga)

Jatta, who is currently contracted to Hamburg until 2024, played 25 matches, 2 Bundesliga games.

He has found the net four times as Hamburg failed to gain direct promotion to the Bundesliga.

Author: Arfang M.S. Camara